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Disasters in Connecticut

Snow, Ice, Blizzards

These are only a few examples of significant winter weather events.

Not all events occurred in in winter.


See also page for Blizzard of 1888.



  • "Summer blizzard recorded in the United States occurred in late June and early July 1816 in Connecticut. Snow also fell in Vermont and Massachusetts... The unusual weather was apparently linked to cloud cover caused by the eruptopn of the Tambora volcano in Java the previous year." page 226 Formica, Ronald J., and Victoria. Chase. Famous First Facts about the Environment. New York: H.W. Wilson, 2002. Stacks   GE105 .F36 2002




  • November 26-29, 1921
    • Ice storm in New England. 
    • Formica, Ronald J., and Victoria. Chase. Famous First Facts about the Environment. New York: H.W. Wilson, 2002.  Stacks   GE105 .F36 2002

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